ANAHEIM, CA - On Saturday, June 2nd, the Angels will attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the “largest gathering of people wearing cowboy hats”. Fans in attendance when the Angels play the Texas Rangers at 7:05 PM will receive a complimentary Angels Cowboy Hat courtesy of
“These record attempts are becoming an annual event for us,” Vice-President of Sales & Marketing, Robert Alvarado said. “By attempting our third world record to compliment the last two seasons’ events, we will deliver a unique and memorable experience that our fans have come to expect.”
At the start of the fifth inning, an anticipated sellout crowd of over 40,000 will be prompted to wear their Angels cowboy hats for ten consecutive minutes. After completion of the ten minutes, a Guinness World Records Adjudicator will officially certify the new record. Later in the game, Guinness World Records will hold a short ceremony to recognize the record breaking attempt.
This is the third Guinness World Record attempted by the Angels. The first was for the “largest gathering of people wearing blankets” in 2010. The second was for the “largest gathering of people wearing masks” in 2011. The current record for the largest gathering of people wearing cowboy hats is 500.